The fifth-generation of BMW’s electric powertrain technology has a new home. The 2022 BMW i4 has been revealed as the company’s first fully electric performance vehicle of its new era of electrification.
Debuting in i4 eDrive40 and i4 M50 models, the BMW sedan features the hallmark looks of the BMW 4 Series combined with the drive dynamics and technology one has come to expect from the company.
The electric car has some unique body design elements that set it apart from the 4 Series, including standard 18-inch light-alloy wheels, active air flap control at the bottom of the grille, a rear diffuser where tailpipes would traditionally be, and black skirts. The sportier 2022 i4 M50 gets Cerium Grey trim pieces, mirror caps, and an M-specific spoiler.
The car’s high-voltage 83.9 kilowatt-hour (net) lithium-ion battery measures just 4.3 inches tall and is mounted near the floor of the car….